Utah State University

Local Outreach & Curriculum Manager

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 1 week ago(5/23/2023 1:40 PM)
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Program Management & Support
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Jon M Huntsman School of Business
Marketing & Strategy
Advertised Salary
Commensurate with experience plus excellent benefits
Telework Eligible


Working in collaboration with the Utah Women & Leadership Project (UWLP) Director, the Associate Director, and the Statewide Impact Manager, the Local Outreach & Curriculum Manager (Program Coordinator III) will be involved in the planning and implementation of research, resources, and events that align with the overall mission and goals of the UWLP and the “A Bolder Way Forward” (BWF) initiative. This includes developing local partnerships across the state; partnering with community organizations to plan local level events; overseeing and engaging in strategic curriculum development and implementation; working with the UWLP team to assess and develop new resources for local areas, including underserved populations; collaborating on local level research and writing reports; and coaching local working groups and community leaders on related topics and initiatives. This position is telework eligible within the state of Utah. 



  • Develops partnerships with municipality and county leaders to expand and move forward the work of UWLP and the BWF and reach into all corners of the state.
  • Collaborates with local leaders to plan community-level programs and initiatives that align with the UWLP and BWF mission and goals.
  • Develops relationships with USU Extension and Statewide Campus administrators, faculty, and staff across the state to design and implement an effective outreach plan.
  • Assists local leaders in planning and executing partnered forums, seminars, workshops, or other types of events within counties and municipalities around Utah.
  • Coaches community working groups around Utah.
  • Directs individuals and organizations to research, resources, and experts on specific topics.
  • As applicable, works with local entities to apply for grants that will impact local Utah communities on BWF initiatives.


  • Oversees and participates in strategic curriculum development to support the work of the BWF and the UWLP.
  • Works with UWLP and BWF leadership in conceiving, planning, and overseeing special initiatives and programs.
  • Helps develop resources that explain research, policies, and best practices that further the UWLP and BWF mission.
  • Works with the Director and UWLP team to implement and disseminate curriculum, special initiatives, and resources; ensures these efforts are designed to reach diverse and underserved populations within Utah.


  • Serves as a member of the UWLP leadership team in strategic decisions for the UWLP and the BWF.
  • Manages contractors, student workers, volunteers as needed.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in change management, organizational behavior, business, social science, women’s studies, instructional design, or other related field and two years of professional experience in a related field.
  • Proven project management experience.
  • Evidence of successfully building strategic relationships.
  • Established connections within Utah.
  • Experience in instructional design, training and development, or curriculum development.
  • Background in reading, understanding, and explaining research findings.
  • Experience in community relations, change management, or societal change.
  • Work remotely along the Wasatch Front with the ability to travel around the state, as needed.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in change management, organizational behavior, business, social science, women’s studies, instructional design, or other related field.
  • Six years of experience in associated areas.
  • Knowledge of and involvement in women’s efforts and groups in Utah.
  • Knowledge of research around women’s challenges in Utah and beyond.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to manage relationships with a diverse group of volunteers and partners and engage constructively with the other members of the UWLP team.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Capacity to handle and thrive with ambiguity and shifting priorities.
  • Motivated when working in contexts with evolving initiatives, programs, and opportunities.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities simultaneously, meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment, and work independently and with a team.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Focuses on results – Meets qualitative and quantitative goals in a thoughtful and timely manner.
  • Embraces diversity and inclusion – Creates an atmosphere that respects and embraces engagement of all people, ideas and backgrounds and aligns with the UWLP’s values.
  • Engages in learning – Able and willing to learn new skills and knowledge and accept new challenges.

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Resume/CV to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”
  2. Contact Information for Professional References
  3. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Commensurate with experience plus excellent benefits


Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.  The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

College/Department Highlights

The mission of the Utah Women & Leadership Project is to strengthen the impact of Utah girls and women. We serve Utah and its residents by 1) producing relevant, trustworthy, and applicable research; 2) creating and gathering valuable resources; and 3) convening trainings and events that inform, inspire, and ignite growth and change for all Utahns. The primary aim of A Bolder Way Forward is to be a vehicle of change for Utah women and girls and to help more women and girls in the state to better thrive.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is one of only 146 research institutions in the U.S. classified as R1 “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU provides a high-quality education at an affordable price. With its main campus in Logan, the university serves approximately 27,500 students, including 24,255 undergraduates and 3,171 graduate students. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for 25 years.


USU’s statewide system features three residential campuses, 30 total campus locations, and 23 Extension education centers. The university employs 903 full-time faculty members, 124 executive administrators, and 1,649 full-time support staff. USU offers 115 undergraduate majors, as well as 91 master’s and 42 doctoral degrees. Learn more about USU.


A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.


The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah, a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.


USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.


USU endeavors to provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access in all aspects of employment to qualified persons with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Human Resource office at 435-797-0122 or submit a request at hr@usu.edu.


USU Land Acknowledgment

Please visit our website to learn about Utah State’s land acknowledgment of the eight tribes of Utah.


*updated 05/2022

Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 401, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Matthew Pinner, titleix@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 404, 435-797-1266

Mailing address: 5100 Old Main Hill, Logan, Ut 84322

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov


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